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The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsWashington, D.C. • June 28, 2012

What makes us mammals? Read about the three distinct traits that distinguish mammals from other members of the animal kingdom.

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The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsWashington, D.C. • June 28, 2012

Meet your mammal ancestor! Make sure to read about Morgie the Morganucodon oelheri, one of our earliest common ancestors that lived over 200 million years ago.

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Insect Zoo @ Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumWashington, D.C. • June 28, 2012

Take a look at the Bird-Eating Tarantula, one of the largest spiders in the world.

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Insect Zoo @ Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumWashington, D.C. • June 28, 2012

Interact with live Insects at one of the stations staffed by the Museum’s volunteers. You can handle Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, grasshoppers and caterpillars.

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Insect Zoo @ Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumWashington, D.C. • June 28, 2012

What were insects like millions of years ago? Discover the history of insects at the entrance to the O. Orkin Insect Zoo.

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